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More details on December 2017 resignation of Murfreesboro City Manager
More details on December 2017 resignation of Murfreesboro City Manager

WGNS has more details on the resignation of former Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons that took place on December 15, 2017.

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City Manager resigns after 21 years with Murfreesboro government to pursue other opportunities
City Manager resigns after 21 years with Murfreesboro government to pursue other opportunities

City Manager Rob Lyons resigned Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, effective immediately to pursue other opportunities. Lyons made the announcement official in a meeting with Mayor Shane McFarland Friday morning and submitted his resignation to the City Council before announcing his decision to staff at 8:30 a.m.

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City Council Meets to Discuss City Manager Situation
City Council Meets to Discuss City Manager Situation

The Murfreesboro City Council has called a special meeting on Monday afternoon (December 18th) at 2pm to discuss the resignation of City Manager Rob Lyons.

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Murfreesboro City Manager Names Michael Bowen Chief of Police
Murfreesboro City Manager Names Michael Bowen Chief of Police

Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons named Michael Bowen as the new Chief of Police effective immediately.

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Murfreesboro Police Chief Karl Durr Resigns
Murfreesboro Police Chief Karl Durr Resigns

Murfreesboro Police Chief James "Karl" Durr submitted his resignation. The resignation was accepted by City Manager Rob Lyons Thursday (October 19th).

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Murfreesboro Rescue Workers Ready to Help Houston, TX Area
Murfreesboro Rescue Workers Ready to Help Houston, TX Area

Murfreesboro Rescue Workers are on standby and ready to head to the Houston, Texas area if needed. Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons stated...

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Bridge Over Broad to be Completely Shut Down This Weekend
Bridge Over Broad to be Completely Shut Down This Weekend

Contractors for the Tennessee Department of Transportation plan to connect the massive beams over the roadway, which means the road will be completely shut down this coming Friday evening through Monday morning...

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Three Murfreesboro Murders in Three Weeks - One Common Denominator
Three Murfreesboro Murders in Three Weeks - One Common Denominator

The three recent murders in Murfreesboro have been heavily discussed by Murfreesboro Police and MTSU Police.

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Murfreesboro's 3rd Murder In 19-Days
Murfreesboro's 3rd Murder In 19-Days

While other media report that this is Murfreesboro third murder in 2017, WGNS feels the real fact is "this is the city's third murder in 19 days".

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Construction of a new Murfreesboro Police Department to be complete in about one year
Construction of a new Murfreesboro Police Department to be complete in about one year

Currently, Murfreesboro Police operate out of three buildings on South Church Street and one building on North Rutherford Boulevard. The new headquarter office will allow police to all be under the same roof.

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Boyer named City Purchasing Director
Boyer named City Purchasing Director

City Manager Rob Lyons has named Paul C. Boyer as Director of Purchasing for the City of Murfreesboro.

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Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons elected president of TCMA
Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons elected president of TCMA

Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons has been elected president of the Tennessee City Management Association (TCMA), a statewide group of city managers who focus on education and training for municipalities.

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UPDATE: Murfreesboro will have a new park in the future
UPDATE: Murfreesboro will have a new park in the future

Now that the City of Murfreesboro and the Parks and Rec. Department has narrowed their pick of land for the next new park, the question of how the park will look has arisen.

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New Subdivisions and New Businesses in the planning stages
New Subdivisions and New Businesses in the planning stages

Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons told WGNS that planners have been busy meeting with developers...

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Challenges and Obstacles that Murfreesboro Faces in State of the City Report
Challenges and Obstacles that Murfreesboro Faces in State of the City Report

One of the items that was discussed was the potential sale of Murfreesboro Electric to Middle Tennessee Electric...

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Murfreesboro City Manager Names Karl Durr of Oregon Chief of Police
Murfreesboro City Manager Names Karl Durr of Oregon Chief of Police

Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons named James "Karl" Durr as the new Chief of Police, replacing retired Chief Glenn Chrisman.

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New parks in Murfreesboro will be attached to City School Campuses
New parks in Murfreesboro will be attached to City School Campuses

New parks in Murfreesboro will actually be a part of existing Murfreesboro City School campuses.

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There is a new
There is a new "second" Assistant City Manager for the City of Murfreesboro

City Manager Rob Lyons announced Wednesday that Jennifer Moody has accepted the position as Assistant City Manager for the City of Murfreesboro, effective June 1.

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Positive: Retirement Ceremony for Longtime Murfreesboro Police Officer
Positive: Retirement Ceremony for Longtime Murfreesboro Police Officer

Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons presents Lt. William Sykes (Retired) with his badge and gun...

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City Manager Rob Lyons names first City Purchasing Director
City Manager Rob Lyons names first City Purchasing Director

City Manager Rob Lyons announced that, following a nationwide search, Althea Pemsel has accepted the position as Director of Purchasing for the City of Murfreesboro effective Dec. 1.

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Reminder: Murfreesboro wants to hear from you
Reminder: Murfreesboro wants to hear from you

The City of Murfreesboro wants to hear from citizens as part of the process to develop its 20-year comprehensive plan. The community kickoff meeting, the first of three public meetings...

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More news on the City of Murfreesboro 20-year comprehensive plan
More news on the City of Murfreesboro 20-year comprehensive plan

Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons told WGNS that a city wide comprehensive plan will help guide the city into the future…

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Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue step services up to a new level
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue step services up to a new level

Although MFRD will be providing a higher level of care, Rutherford County EMS will continue to provide patient transport.

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City Council Adopts 2014-2015 Budget

The Murfreesboro City Council adopted the proposed fiscal year 2014-2015 budget for Fiscal Year 2014-15 with no increase in property tax rates at their June 26th meeting...

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Will a tax increase be in store for Murfreesboro Residents with the new city budget?
Will a tax increase be in store for Murfreesboro Residents with the new city budget?

A new Murfreesboro budget is in the works. Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons stated…

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Murfreesboro City Manager Announces Upcoming
Murfreesboro City Manager Announces Upcoming "Public Input" Planning Meetings to be Held in 2014
The City of Murfreesboro wants your thoughts on the future of the city. More city parks, more roads and more schools are in the city’s future and the city is working with consulting firms to hold public meetings to discuss planning….
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Rob Lyons Evaluated Today
How is City Manager Rob Lyons performing? The Murfreesboro City Council will take that up today (Monday), as Lyon's will be evaluated by members. This is part of an annual evaluation by the city council.
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2013-2014 Budget Talks Lead to Contentious City Council Meeting
Discussion over the specifics of pay increases and promotions for city employees leave certain members of the council unsatisfied, however, the budget still passes its first vote...
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City of Murfreesboro Hurt BIG TIME Because of Property Tax Problems and Re-Adjustments
Murfreesboro typically sees $60,000 to $100,000 in property tax rebates annually however, those numbers changed drastically in 2013.
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